Origin of forefather
Related formsfore·fa·ther·ly, adjective
Examples from the Web for forefather
You see the further away your forefather is, the more the virtue.The Faith Doctor|Edward Eggleston
No record, when my said forefather gave you other lands in place of them which you now hold?The Lady Of Blossholme|H. Rider Haggard
And that first bear was the forefather of the grizzly he and Bruce were setting forth to kill the next day!The Grizzly King|James Oliver Curwood
The white-eyed man was stationed at Lati,97 and is the forefather of all the people of Lati.The History of Sulu|Najeeb M. Saleeby
I am a "forefather" myself (for I have six children), but I am not the son of a forefather.